The Hostings

The Hostings

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This is a lighthearted science fiction tale of intrigue woven into a background of gangsters and alien beings consisting of intelligent energy. The sex and violence is portrayed with tongue in cheek. The heroes are an unlikely team of human hosts, with alien energy implants, that have difficulty in getting along with each other but are bound together in a common dilemma, caught between vicious gangsters and their alien masters. A middle aged mob "hit man" of Italian ancestry with an attractive young wife is forced to team up with a brash young computer designer of African American ancestry. The story follows their escapades, along with others like them, to ultimately, successfully fend off an attack on Earth from another alien species before releasing 6hemfromtheir bondage.. Both partners had previously submitted to implantation by the alien beings and later regretted their choice. The alien beings, represented by an inner voice known only as "Primus," do not understand humans or their values. The alien energy force regards it's humans as pets. When Primus becomes too fond of his "pets" to let them resolve their own difficulties, the alien interferes just enough to make matters worse. The situation gets out of hand and Primux isshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 276 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 16mm | 480.81g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507794142
  • 9781507794142

About Wayne G Skaggs

Wayne G. Skaggs was born in the small Missouri town of Bonne Terre, Missouri in 1929, Childhood experiences growing up during the Great Depression taught him the value of both practicality and dreams. After serving in the United States Air Force, in the early 50's, Korea, Philippines and Japan, he returned to school at the University of Missouri and on to a career in the investment industry. He rose to CEO of a national Broker-Dealer. Retiring in 1990, he had the time and opportunity to reflect on his life and the evolution of technology over the preceding fifty years. Television, Jet Aircraft, computers were just a few innovations over those years and Skaggs observed Science Fiction, his favorite reading, evolve from Flash Gordon to Star Trek, with many imagined innovations becoming realities in his time. Joining the ranks of the pioneers of "what if?" seemed natural to him. His books include The Hostings, Out of Nowhere, Tech Agent and Tech Agent 2.show more